Innocence & Experience: Essays & Conversations on Children's Literature
Compiled and Edited by Barbara Harrison
Edited by Gregory Maguire
Hardcover in good condition. Frontis piece top right corner clipped to remove previous owner's name.
During the past decade, the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College, Boston, has offered a program focusing on such topics as fantasy, realism, illustrations, poetry, and myth. The distinguished speakers have included novelists, poets, illustrators, critics, publishers, librarians, educators - many of the outstanding figures in the field of children's literature.
To celebrate a decade of excellence, lectures, panel presentations, and informal remarks by more than seventy contributors have been brought together in a wide-ranging volume that illuminates every aspect of children's books. This collection provides a unique overview of ten year's definitive commentary and discussion - an indispensable resource for those who share a commitment to literature for children.